Alex de Waal: The United Nations, 11 November 1999
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“... The second option – traditional ‘blue-helmet’ peacekeeping – is eloquently argued for by Jocelyn Coulon in Soldiers of Diplomacy: While waiting for the member states of the UN, and in particular the great powers, to agree on a clear and coherent philosophy on military intervention and how it should be implemented, the UN must return to the ...”